Obituaries Archives for 2019-11

Michael Steen "Mike" Bray, 69, Shelbyville

Michael Steen “Mike” Bray, 69, of Shelbyville passed away Sunday, November 24, 2019 at Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.

 

He was born March 8, 1950, in Shelbyville, the son of Charles and Bernice (Dusenbury) Bray. On November 22, 1970, he married his wife of 49 years, Kathleen “Kathy” Oldham, and she survives.

In addition to Kathy, Mike is survived by his daughters, Adria Anderson and husband, Todd, of Shelbyville, and Emily Coffey and husband, Jason, of Fairland; brother, Timothy Bray of St. Paul; sister, Christie Barrett of Shelbyville; grandchildren, Hunter, Nick and Luke Anderson, and Drake, Trevin and Jase Coffey; and several nieces and nephews.

 

He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Robin Bray.

 

Mike graduated in 1968 from Shelbyville High School.

 

He was a member of West Street United Methodist Church.

 

Mike was an information technologist (IT) at Shelbyville Central Schools for over 15 years, retiring in 2017.

 

He enjoyed music, going out to eat and traveling, especially to the beach. He also enjoyed feeding the birds and squirrels.

 

Mike also leaves behind his dog, Murphy.

 

A gathering of friends will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, November 30, 2019 at Freeman Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, Carmony-Ewing Chapel, 819 S. Harrison St. in Shelbyville.

 

A Celebration of Mike’s life will be at 4 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, there will be a reception following at the River's Edge Golf Course.

 

Memorial contributions may be made to Shelbyville Central Education Foundation, 1121 E. State Road 44, Shelbyville, Indiana 46176 or Shelbyville-Shelby County Animal Shelter, 705 Hale Road, Shelbyville, Indiana 46176.

 

Online condolences may be shared with Mike’s family at www.freemanfamilyfuneralhomes.com.

Aaron K. Bilyeu, 68, Shelbyville

Aaron K. Bilyeu, 68, of Shelbyville, passed away Sunday, November 24, 2019 at his residence.

 

He was born in Slidell, LA on March 7, 1951 to Paul E. Bilyeu and Lois ‘Lucy’ (Thomas) Bilyeu.

 

On October 29, 1994, he married Debby (Wells) Bilyeu, and she survives.

 

Aaron is also survived by his daughter, Shellody Brenton (David); son, Daron Bilyeu (Melissa); daughter, Wendy Rich; son, Gary Conover (Dolores); grandchildren, Ryon Rich, Kaleb Stauffer, Jacob Stauffer, Tyler Rich, Riley Brenton, Jaxon Conover, Owen Brenton, Brandon Bilyeu and Nathan Bilyeu; brothers, Phillip Bilyeu, Bobby Bilyeu and Tom Bilyeu.

 

He was preceded in death by his parents, and brothers, Raymond Bilyeu and Paul ‘Bump’ Bilyeu.

 

He graduated from Shakamak High School and was an I.U. graduate.

 

Aaron was the Veteran’s Representative for the State of Indiana.  He spent 12 years in the Marine Corps, receiving the rank of Chief Warrant Officer.  He received 2 purple hearts.

 

He was a member of the American Legion and Moose Lodge.  Aaron was a licensed drug and alcohol abuse counselor.  He enjoyed gardening, I.U. Basketball, going to flea markets, art, and attending musicals.

 

Burial will be at a later date in Whispering Hope Memorial Gardens and Crematory, Heroes of Honor and Glory section with military rites.

 

Funeral Directors, Greg Parks, Sheila Parks, and Stuart Parks are honored to serve Aaron’s family.

 

Online condolences may be shared at www.murphyparks.com.

Delaney Jaeger 'DJ' Drake, 26, Shelbyville

Delaney Jaeger ‘DJ’ Drake, 26, of Shelbyville, passed away Monday, November 25, 2019 at MHP Medical Center.

 

He was born November 7, 1993 in Beech Grove, IN.

 

DJ is survived by his mother, Terri Drake (Del Jaeger); brother, Dylan Drake, nephews, Zane Drake, and Gavin Drake; and many special friends that became family.

 

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Robert and Martha Drake.

 

DJ was a firm believer in Jesus Christ.  He attended Shelbyville Central Schools.  He enjoyed cutting hair, composing and listening to music and fishing.  DJ was very artistic.  As a child, he enjoyed playing sports.  He enjoyed spending time with his birth father, who he recently reconnected with.

   

Visitation will be from Noon to 3 p.m., Saturday, November 30, 2019 at Murphy-Parks Funeral Service, 703 S. Harrison Street, Shelbyville, IN 46176.

 

Funeral services will follow at 3 p.m. at the funeral home with Reverend Brandon Sutton officiating.

 

Funeral Directors, Greg Parks, Sheila Parks, and Stuart Parks are honored to serve DJ’s family.

 

Online condolences may be shared at www.murphyparks.com.

Sherry Dean Thompson, 77, Shelbyville

Sherry Dean Thompson, 77, of Shelbyville, passed away Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at Our Hospice in Columbus.

 

She was born in Johnson County on December 19, 1941, to Charles Anderson and Bula (Doty) Anderson.

 

On January 26, 1957 she married Jason Edward Thompson and he preceded her in death on October 4, 2018.

 

She is survived by her son, James D. Thompson (Linda); daughter, LaDonna Ferrell; daughter, Christine Cassidy; son, William David Thompson (Lisa); and son, Richard Dale Thompson; brothers, Jimmy Anderson, Joseph Anderson, Ronnie Anderson, and Dennis Anderson; sisters, Marsha Simpson an Nyla Sullivan; 8 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

 

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her daughter Lisa Ann Thompson and her brother, Jerry Anderson.

   

Mrs. Thompson was a homemaker.  She loved her flowers and plants.  She enjoyed fishing with her husband of 61 years.  Mrs. Thompson loved taking care of the house, cooking, and her family.

 

Visitation will be from Noon to 2 p.m., Monday, November 25, 2019  at Murphy-Parks Funeral Service, 703 S. Harrison Street, Shelbyville, IN 46176.

 

Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with Reverend Doug Adams officiating.

 

Burial will be in Second Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Franklin, IN.

 

Funeral Directors, Greg Parks, Sheila Parks, and Stuart Parks are honored to serve Thompson family.

 

Online condolences may be shared at www.murphyparks.com.

Dr. Robert "Lynn" Johnson, 72, Shelbyville

Dr. Robert “Lynn” Johnson, 72, of Shelbyville passed away Friday, November 15, 2019 at Heritage House of Shelbyville.

 

He was born May 15, 1947 in Muncie, the son of Robert Guy and Jane Alice (Hunt) Johnson. On January 8, 1994, he married his wife of 25 years, Shelley Wisehart, and she survives. In addition to Shelley, Lynn is survived by his daughter, Jennifer Johnson of Muncie; mother-in-law, Mary Denton of Shelbyville; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Laura Riester and husband, John, of Louisville; mother of his daughter, Susan Danner of Muncie.

 

He was preceded in death by his parents; and father-in-law, Robert Wisehart.

 

Lynn graduated in 1965 from Muncie Central High School, Ball State University in 1969, and Indiana University School of Optometry in 1973.

 

He was an optometrist in Shelbyville from 1976, until retiring in 2009.

 

Lynn was a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity and the Indiana Optometry Association. He a former member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks.

 

He was a lifetime tennis player and enjoyed watching Indiana University basketball.

 

Lynn became an Eagle Scout at the age of 13 years.

 

A gathering of friends will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, November 22, 2019 at Freeman Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, Carmony-Ewing Chapel, 819 S. Harrison St. in Shelbyville.

 

Memorial contributions may be made to SCUFFY, 126 N. Harrison St., Shelbyville, Indiana 46176 or Shelbyville-Shelby County Animal Shelter, 705 Hale Road, Shelbyville, Indiana 46176.

Robert Cassidy, 52, of Shelbyville, passed away Thursday, November 7, 2019 at his residence.

 

He was born January 25, 1967, in Shelbyville, to Charles N. Cassidy and Nancy (Bishop) Cassidy.

 

On March 14, 2009, he married Esther (Van Mil) Cassidy, and she survives.

 

Other survivors include his sons, Jack Cassidy, Von Cassidy, Milo Cassidy, Liam Cassidy, and Eleni Cassidy, grandson, Lucas Cassidy; his brothers, Bert Cassidy, Chris Cassidy, Doug Cassidy, Andrew Cassidy and Scott Wilson; his sister, Teri Borg; and lifetime friend, Nadine Mathews-Prather.

   

Robert was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon.  He was a gifted musician and performer.  Robert was a true craftsman and carpenter.  He was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan.  The family is asking for black and/or gold to be worn in honor of Robert.

 

Robert always enjoyed spending time around the river.  His most precious times were spent with family and friends.

    

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday, November 17, 2019 at Crossroads Community Church, 475 E. Progress Parkway, Shelbyville, IN 46176.

 

A Memorial Service will follow at 3 p.m. at the church with Pastor Andy Lee officiating.

 

Memorial contributions may be given to Murphy-Parks Funeral Services to help the family with funeral expenses.

 

Funeral Directors, Greg Parks, Sheila Parks, and Stuart Parks are honored to serve the Cassidy family.

 

Online condolences may be shared at www.murphyparks.com.

Betty L. Murray, 97, Greenfield

Betty L. Murray, 97, of Greenfield, passed away, Monday, November 11, 2019 at her residence.

 

She was born August 3, 1922 in Montpelier, IN to Russ Harris and Iona (Brickley) Harris.

 

On January 27, 1945, she married C. Vaughn Murray and he preceded her in death on January 1, 2018.

 

Betty is survived by her son, Dr. Terry Murray (Beth) of Normalville, PA; daughter, Judy Smoll of Greenfield, grandchildren, Brian (Kelly) Murray, SC, Tammy (Chad) Coughenour, Greenfield, Trent (Donielle) Smoll, Greenfield, Brad (Debbie) Murray, OH, Joy (Kip) Adams, Greenfield, Tina (Adam) Hopkins, VA, Brittany (Tim) Campbell, AK, Nicole Murray, MN, Chase (Sara) Murray, IA, and Jordan Murray, IA, and 22 great-grandchildren.

 

 

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her son and daughter-in-law, Mick and Julie; infant son, Douglas, son-in-law, David Smoll, and infant great-grandson, Braeden Smoll.

 

Betty graduated from Chester Center High School in 1941.  She was a lifelong homemaker.

 

Betty was a member of the Swayzee St. Evangelical United Brethern Church from 1952 -1960.  Her husband was the Pastor of the Evangelical United Brethern Church in Daleville, IN from 1961-1968 and the Trinity Community Church in Daleville, IN from 1968-1983.

 

Betty loved to make quilts, mow her yard, and plant flowers.  Her greatest joy was taking care of her family.  She loved their family vacations to the Outerbanks of North Carolina, where her children and grandchildren gathered.

 

Inurnment will be in Miller Cemetery, Wells County, Poneto, IN. at a later date.

 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to, Needles of Faith, 1551 E. New Road, Greenfield, IN 46140.

 

Funeral Directors, Greg Parks, Sheila Parks, and Stuart Parks are honored to serve the Murray family.

 

  Online condolences may be shared at www.murphyparks.com.

Terri Lyn Bartley McClain

Terri Lyn Bartley McClain was the only child of J.C. and LaVene Walden Bartley. She left her earthly home to join them on Monday, November 11, 2019.

 

Continuing her love of life are her husband of 47 years, Herb; son, Kris; granddaughters, Kate, Rachel and their mother Theresa. In addition, sister, Tonie (George) Wilson; brother, B.K. Bartley; sisters-in-law, Sue (Mike) Redelman and Lynn (Jeb) Bass. She had many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Also, many friends and loved ones, too numerous to list.

 

Terri had a full life, she was eccentric, loving, strong-willed and free-spirited. She was considered a teacher of life’s lessons by some. She showed it was okay to step outside the box and just be you.

 

“It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.”—Henry David Thoreau. Terri saw life as an open book to fill your chapters with adventures, create dreams and dare to take that leap of faith.

Terri graduated from Triton Central High School and attended Indiana Central College.

 

She served 16 years on the Shelby County Library Board and 10 years as a 4-H leader. Current affiliations were the Shelby County Library Foundation, Beta Sigma Phi, Lambda Chi Sorority and the Fairland United Methodist Church.

 

Terri’s loves were many, God, family and friends. She enjoyed traveling, crafts, sewing, gardening, music and reading. Her two greatest passions were her love of the beach and Flamingos, sparked by her grandmother in her early childhood.

 

One of Terri’s favorite sayings was from singer, Jimmy Buffet—Breathe In—Breathe Out—Move on; just as she taught us all to do.

 

Friends may gather from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday, November 16, 2019 at Freeman Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, Carmony-Ewing Chapel, 819 S. Harrison St. in Shelbyville. A celebration of Terri’s life will follow at 1 p.m.

 

Memorial contributions may be made to the Key West Butterfly Conservatory, 1316 Duval Street, Key West, Florida 33040, Terri McClain Children’s Memorial Park Fund, in care of Freeman Family Funeral Homes, 819 S. Harrison St. Shelbyville, IN 46176 or donor’s favorite charity.

 

Online condolences may be shared with Terri’s family at www.freemanfamilyfuneralhomes.com.

Norma Ruth Trimnell, 88, Flat Rock

Norma Ruth Trimnell, 88, of Flat Rock passed away Sunday, November 10, 2019 at Walker Place in Shelbyville.

 

She was born December 14, 1930, in Greenwood, the daughter of Henry L. Sr. and Alma R. (Hamilton) Mohr. On March 30, 1958, she married Mahlon Gene Trimnell, and he preceded her in death on May 3, 2018.

 

Norma is survived by her son, Roger Trimnell and wife, Angie, of Waldron; daughter, Mary Ruth Trimnell of West Des Moines, Iowa; grandchildren, Abbi Trimnell and Ryan Trimnell; sisters, Wilma Jean Newhouse of Covington, Kentucky, and Betty Jo Crockett of Owensboro, Kentucky; sister-in-law, Norita Mohr of Fairland; and several nieces and nephews.

 

In addition to Mahlon, Norma was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Brenda Marlene Trimnell; brother, Henry L. Mohr Jr.; and infant sister, Neva Jane Mohr.

 

Norma graduated in 1948 from Moral Township High School, received her Bachelors degree from Ball State University in 1953, and Masters of library science degree from Indiana University.

She was a member of Lewis Creek Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday school and was the church librarian.

 

Norma was an elementary teacher and media specialist. She taught at Indianapolis Public School No. 39, Shelby Township, Columbus, Franklin Township, Carthage and retired from Waldron Elementary in 1990, with an accumulation of 31 years.

 

She was also a member of Delta Kappa Gamma, the Shelby County Retired Teachers Association and Tri Sigma Sorority. Norma served on the Shelby County Public Library board.

 

Norma loved God, her family, Bible study and living in the country.

 

She enjoyed reading.

 

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, November 15, 2019 at Freeman Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, Carmony-Ewing Chapel, 819 S. Harrison St. in Shelbyville and from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 16, 2019 at Lewis Creek Baptist Church, 1400 E 600 S. Waldron, IN 46182.

 

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church, with Pastor Harvey Taylor officiating.

Interment will be at Lewis Creek Cemetery.

 

Memorial contributions may be made to Lewis Creek Baptist Church Building Fund, Shelby County Public Library, 57 W. Broadway St., Shelbyville, Indiana 46176, or Kindred Hospice, 5550 S. East St., Suite 1, Indianapolis, Indiana 46227.

 

Norma’s family would like to acknowledge the staff of Kindred Hospice and Walker Place for the wonderful care she received.

 

Online condolences may be shared with Norma’s family at www.freemanfamilyfuneralhomes.com.

Beverly J. Everhart, 82, Manilla

Beverly J. Everhart, 82, of Manilla passed away Sunday, November 10, 2019 at her home.

She was born July 10, 1937 in Scottsburg, the daughter of Oscar “Murphy” and Mary Elizabeth (Pavy) Steele.

 

On May 13, 1967, she married her husband of 52 years, Floyd Everhart, and he survives.

 

In addition to Floyd, Beverly is survived by her daughters, Debbie Davis and husband, Danny, and Janet Everhart and husband, Michael, both of Morristown and Tammy Myers of Greenfield; son, Gary Everhart and wife, Kay, of Indianapolis; brothers, Jerry Steele and wife, Paula, of Naples, Florida, and Jim Steele and wife, Kay, of Ossian; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

 

She was preceded in death by her parents; and grandson, Brady Everhart.

 

Beverly graduated in 1966 from Morristown High School.

 

She was a member of the Community Church of Fountaintown.

 

Beverly formerly worked for Farm Bureau and All State insurance companies. After retiring, she enjoyed babysitting for several children.

 

She was an avid reader and excellent seamstress. Beverly and Floyd enjoyed riding motorcycles and were members of the Gold Wing Road Riders Association for eight years.

 

Beverly loved her family and cherished the time spent with them.

 

She also leaves behind her dog, Sugar and cat, Boots.

 

Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, November 16, 2019 at Freeman Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, Frazier Chapel, 124 E. North St. in Morristown.

 

Funeral services will be at 4 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

 

Memorial contributions may be made to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana, 2626 17th St., Columbus, Indiana 47201.

 

Online condolences may be shared with Beverly’s family at www.freemanfamilyfuneralhomes.com.

 Harold E. Barnes, 79, Shelbyville

 Harold E. Barnes, 79, of Shelbyville, passed away Sunday, November 10, 2019 at Heritage House.

 

He was born February 26, 1940, in Maxwell, IN. to Edward R. Barnes and Luella (Martin) Barnes.

 

On August 7, 1960, he married Kay (Hadley) and she survives.

 

Harold is also survived by his children, Robert ‘Bob’ Barnes, DVM, of New Palestine; Beverly Korobkin (Michael) of Indianapolis; Brenda Barnes (Brian Rietel) of Mooresville; Brian Barnes (Jessica) of Shelbyville; grandchildren, Mellissa, Lauren, Colin, Mallory, Haylee and Dylan; sisters, Janet Bozzelli (Bill Gutzwiller) and Marlene Fritz.

 

He was preceded in death by his parents.

 

Harold graduated from Shelbyville High School in 1958.

 

Harold was a member of Westport Masonic Lodge, and the United States Trotting Association.  He was a 2016 inductee of the Indiana Horse Racing Association Hall of Fame, and a 2019 inductee of the Indiana Standardbred Hall of Fame.  He had a love for anything to do with horses.

   

His greatest joy came from spending time with his kids, grandkids, and loving wife of 59 years.

 

Memorial contributions honoring Harold, may be made to the Harness Horse Youth Foundation at www.hhyf.org.

 

Funeral Directors, Greg Parks, Sheila Parks, and Stuart Parks are honored to serve Barnes’ family.

 

Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.murphyparks.com.

 

Crystal L. (Springmeier) Stover, 50 St. Paul,

Crystal L. (Springmeier) Stover, 50 of St. Paul, IN passed away November 7, 2019 in Major Health Partners Medical Center of Shelbyville, IN.


She was born October 10, 1969 in Shelbyville, IN the daughter of Butch and Pam (Pike) Springmeier.


Crystal was a graduate of North Decatur High School (Greensburg, IN) and attended First Christian Church of Shelbyville, IN.


She is survived by her son, Nicholas A. Stover of Shelbyville, IN; her parents, Butch and Pam (Pike) Springmeier of St. Paul, IN; her brother, Bryan K. Springmeier of Shelbyville, IN; nephew, Ian Springmeier


of Shelbyville, IN and a niece, Sierra Springmeier of Columbus, IN.


Crystal loved to quilt, do cross stitch and her cat Isaac. She was a wonderful mom.


Funeral services for Crystal will be on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 11:00AM in Glenn E. George Funeral Home, 106 E. Franklin St., St. Paul, IN., with  Pastor Bill Horner officiating.
Visitation will be on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 from 4 to 8PM in the funeral home.


Burial will be in Paul Hill Cemetery, St. Paul, IN.


Memorial contributions may be offered to The Ronald McDonald House, 435 Limestone Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202.

Gregory Gray "Greg" Kaster, 73, Shelbyville

Gregory Gray “Greg” Kaster, 73, of Shelbyville passed away Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at Franciscan St. Francis Health in Indianapolis.

 

He was born October 25, 1946, in Shelby County, the son of Carl William and Lenora Mae (Batton) Kaster. On June 22, 1968, he married his wife of 51 years, Mary Lou DeMoss, and she survives.

 

In addition to Mary, Greg is survived by his daughters, Cynthia Anne Kelley and husband, Curtis, of Shelbyville, and Kimberly Kaye Ballman and husband, Eric, of Shanghai, China; brother, Kent Kaster and wife, Susan, of Shelbyville; grandchildren, Morgan Scott and husband, Trevor, Noah Kelley, Faith Kelley, Daniel Kelley and Logan Ballman; and several nieces and nephews.

 

He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Ken Kaster.

 

Greg graduated in 1963 from Triton Central High School, and ROTC from Purdue University with a bachelors degree in business administration.

 

He was a U.S. Air Force veteran.

 

Greg, Bruce Carlton and Steve Howard owned and operated Fairland Oil Co. and F.O.C. Heating and Cooling for over 30 years, until retiring earlier this year.

 

He was a member of Shelbyville Community Church, where he served as a door greeter, assisted with small groups and helped with the funeral ministry.

 

Greg enjoyed watching sports, especially when his grandchildren were participating. He also enjoyed going for walks.

 

Visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, November 10, 2019 at Freeman Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, Carmony-Ewing Chapel, 819 S. Harrison St. in Shelbyville and from 9 to 10 a.m. Monday, November 11, 2019 at Shelbyville Community Church, 720 N 325 E, Shelbyville.

 

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the church, with Pastors Brad Davis and Merry Popplewell officiating.

 

Interment will be at St. Joseph Cemetery.

 

Memorial contributions may be made to the Cancer Association of Shelby County, PO Box 844, Shelbyville, Indiana 46176 or American Heart Association, 6100 W. 96th St., Suite 200, Indianapolis, Indiana 46278.

 

Online condolences may be shared with Greg’s family at www.freemanfamilyfuneralhomes.com.

Gloria A. Frost, 82, Shelbyville

Gloria A. Frost, 82, of Shelbyville passed away Thursday, November 7, 2019 at Ashford Place Health Campus in Shelbyville.

 

She was born September 26, 1937, in Shelbyville, the daughter of Albert Lowe and Margaret (Utsler) Mahan. On May 12, 1957, she married George John “Jack” Frost, and he preceded her in death.

 

Gloria is survived by her four sons, Jeff Frost and Trudy, of Columbus, David Frost and Cheryl, of Lincoln, Rhode Island, Matt Frost and Leigh, of Oakridge, Tennessee, and Mark Frost and Michele, of Shelbyville; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

 

In addition to George whom she was married to for 60 years, Gloria was preceded in death by her parents.

 

Gloria graduated in 1956 from Shelbyville High School.

 

She had been a volunteer at Benesse Oncology Center in Shelbyville.

 

A celebration of Gloria’s life will be held at a later date.

 

Services have been entrusted to Freeman Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, 819 S. Harrison St. in Shelbyville.

 

Memorial contributions may be made to the Benesse Oncology Center, 2455 Intelliplex Drive, Shelbyville, Indiana 46176.

 

Online condolences may be shared with Gloria’s family at www.freemanfamilyfuneralhomes.com.

Carol Sue Fuller, 81, Shelbyville

Carol Sue Fuller, 81, of Shelbyville passed away Monday, November 4, 2019 at Arbor Grove Village in Greensburg.

 

She was born March 27, 1938, in Morristown, the daughter of Ralph D. and Dorothy (McCabe) Lindsay.

 

Carol is survived by her sons, Jeff D. Fuller and wife, Debbie, of Waldron, Robert Matthew Fuller and wife, Tonyia, of Rushville, and Gary Fuller and wife, Kerry, of Shelbyville; sister, Joann Thompson of Shelbyville; brother, Rick Lindsay and wife, Connie, of Shelbyville; grandchildren, Jarrade, Stacie, Kyle, Conner, Harley, Mark and Thomas; great-grandson, Sylas; father of her children, Don Fuller and wife, Jackie, of Plainfield; and several nieces and nephews.

 

She was preceded in death by her parents.

 

Carol graduated in 1956 from Morristown High School.

 

She was a member of the Morristown Methodist Church.

 

Carol formerly worked in the Finance Center at Fort Benjamin Harrison. She retired from the State of Indiana, with 28 years of service in 2007, working in the Plumbing Commission, State Personnel and IDEM divisions.

 

She enjoyed traveling and going to the beach.

 

Carol loved her family and spending time with her grandchildren. She also loved animals.

 

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, November 11, 2019 at Freeman Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, Carmony-Ewing Chapel, 819 S. Harrison St. in Shelbyville.

 

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at the funeral home.

Interment will be at Forest Hill Cemetery.

 

Memorial contributions may be made to the Shelbyville-Shelby County Animal Shelter, 705 Hale Road, Shelbyville, Indiana 46176.

 

Online condolences may be share with Carol’s family at www.freemanfamilyfuneralhomes.com.

Jack Randy Scroghins, 40, Shelbyville

Jack Randy Scroghins, 40, of Shelbyville, passed away Saturday, November 2, 2019 at Franciscan Health.

 

He was born February 8, 1979 in Indianapolis to Jack Scroghins and Sharon K. (Fletcher) Scroghins.

 

Randy is survived by his brother, Jeff Simmonds; sister, Sheri Ann Simmonds-Morning, nephew, Dakota Simmonds, and close friend, Harold Simmonds.

 

He was preceded in death by his parents.

 

Randy worked at Kroger. 

 

He enjoyed attending church at various churches in town.  He loved going to amusement parks like King’s Island and Cedar Point.

 

Randy enjoyed spending time with his friends and family, especially going out to eat.  He enjoyed the simplicity of life.

 

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Friday, November 8, 2019 at Murphy-Parks Funeral Service, 703 S. Harrison Street, Shelbyville, IN 46176.

 

Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with his good friend, Smitty, officiating the service.

 

Burial will be in Whispering Hope Memorial Gardens and Crematory.

 

Funeral Directors, Greg Parks, Sheila Parks, and Stuart Parks are honored to serve Randy’s family.

 

Online condolences may be shared at www.murphyparks.com.

Lonnie Ray Bowling, 57, Indianapolis

Lonnie Ray Bowling, 57, of Indianapolis, passed away, Monday, November 4, 2019 at Lakeview Manor.

 

Visitation will be from Noon to 1 p.m. Monday, November 11, 2019, at Murphy-Parks Funeral Service, 703 S. Harrison Street, Shelbyville, IN 46176.

 

Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. at the funeral home.

 

Burial will be in Whispering Hope Memorial Gardens and Crematory.

 

Funeral Directors, Greg Parks, Sheila Parks, and Stuart Parks are honored to serve Bowling family.

 

Online condolences may be shared at www.murphyparks.com.

Charles E. Knuckles, 60, Shelbyville

Charles E. Knuckles, 60, of Shelbyville, passed away Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at MHP Medical Center.

 

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 11 am., Wednesday, November 6. 2019 at Murphy-Parks Funeral Services, 703 S. Harrison St, Shelbyville, IN.

 

Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

 

Burial will be in Whispering Hope Memorial Gardens and Crematory.

 

Funeral Directors Greg Parks, Sheila Parks, and Stuart Parks are honored to serve the Knuckles family.

 

Online condolences may be shared at www.murphyparks.com.

 Patricia J. Mandrell, 83, Plainfield,

 Patricia J. Mandrell, 83, of Plainfield, passed away Thursday, October 31, 2019 at St. Vincent Hospice.

 

She was born March 13, 1936, in Indianapolis, to Russell Morford and Ellen Mae (Wren) Morford.

 

She was married to Jim Willey, and he preceded her in death on October 10, 1995.  She then married Willie Mandrell on October 31, 1996, and he survives.

 

Mrs. Mandrell is also survived by her children, Patsy (Harold) McCammon of Greenfield; Lynn (Dana) Luce of Washington; Kathy Staker of Shelbyville; Don Willey of Indianapolis; Melinda Clouse of Greensburg; and Shawn (Misty) Willey of Danville; 15 grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren.

   

She was preceded in death by her parents, first husband, and 3 sisters.

    

Mrs. Mandrell was a homemaker.  Shopping was her pastime.  Her most cherished times were spent with family, especially family cookouts.

 

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to Noon, Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at Murphy-Parks Funeral Service, 703 S. Harrison Street, Shelbyville, IN 46176.

 

Funeral services will follow at Noon at the funeral home with Pastor Andy Lee officiating.

 

Burial will be in Bennett Cemetery beside Jim.

 

Funeral Directors, Greg Parks, Sheila Parks, and Stuart Parks are honored to serve Mrs. Mandrell’s family.

 

  Online condolences may be shared at www.murphyparks.com.

Eskel 'Joe' Southwood, Jr.

Eskel ‘Joe’ Southwood, Jr,   passed away Thursday, October 31, 2019 at his residence, surrounded by family.

 

He was born June 2, 1942, in Wayne Co., KY, to Eskel Southwood Sr. and Bertha (Bell) Southwood.

 

He married Jewell Wiggins in September of 1987, and she preceded him in death on August 14, 2018.

 

Joe is survived by his daughter, Patti (David) Lyons; son, John Southwood; step-son, Bryan (Kim) Wiggins; step-daughter, Robin Wiggins; 2 brothers, 2 sisters, several nieces, nephews and grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; and his beloved dogs, Peek-a-boo and Teenie.

   

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, 4 sisters, and 3 brothers.

   

Joe was a U.S. Army veteran and served during the Vietnam War.

   

He was a carpet installer for several years.

 

Joe was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting and fishing.  He also enjoyed antiquing, gardening, and spending time at the barn with his band of buddies.  He was an animal lover, who raised and trained horses, beagles and birddogs.

 

Joe had a green thumb and got great joy from tending his garden and sharing his bounty with friends and family every summer.

  

Visitation will be from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sunday, November 3, 2019 at Murphy-Parks Funeral Services, 703 S. Harrison Street, Shelbyville, IN.

 

Funeral services will follow at 2:30 p.m. at the funeral home with Reverend Brandon Sutton officiating.

 

Funeral Directors, Greg Parks, Sheila Parks, and Stuart Parks are honored to serve the Southwood   family.

 

Online condolences may be shared at www.murphyparks.com.